Portugal Property Conference

Portugal Property Conference The Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom (PCC) announces its real estate conference in London - Annual Property Conference - and the launch of the 1st Portugal - London Real Estate Salon (Portugal Property Show), at London SW1, from 13 to 16 June 2013.

Since 2004, the Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom of Portugal (CCP) has been organizing an annual conference in London over the real estate sector in Portugal. This conference, considered a reference in the sector, allows it to attract important and distinguished speakers and offers networking possibilities of high quality.

For more information about the 2013 conference see: http://portugalpropertyconference.eventbrite.co.uk

In 2013, and in addition to the annual conference on 13 June, the PCC organizes a three-day exhibition - "Portugal Property Show" - which will run from 14 to 16 June 2013. Its main target audience are the British and Portuguese residents in the UK interested in purchasing property in Portugal.

Admission is free and registration is open to all interested parties and can register at: http://pccportugalpropertyshow.eventbrite.co.uk

The devaluation of the Euro and the recent introduction of incentives for foreign buyers by the Portuguese Government, has allowed the British real estate market to gain a renewed interest in Portugal. An example of this was the increase of of phone calls to the Chamber of Commerce from potencial buyers looking for information in the first months of 2013, about 40% more than in the last year.

In addition to the increased interest of the British, recent research done by the Portuguese Consulate in the UK indicates that more than 400,000 Portuguese people are living currently in the UK, with 200,000 living in the area of Greater London (within the M25), many of which with the intention of returning to Portugal in the future and acquiring property in the country.

The team responsible for the "Portuguese Chamber's Portugal Property Show" is currently sorting the last details with potential sponsors, and exhibitors in the salon, which will include major builders, resorts, Portuguese banks, estate agents, lawyers and other services related to real estate.

A strategic partnership was agreed with the Portuguese Industrial Association (AIP) which will be responsible for the sales of stands to exhibitors based in Portugal.

More than 900 visitors are expected during the course of the show and pre-equipped stands price start at ? 2,500.

Detailed information about the conference and the exhibition can be found on the website www.pccproperty.org.uk where you can download related documents.

The PCC is planning a campaign in the media with a highly defined target, in order to attract visitors.

The key partners of the campaign will include real estate press directed to UK consumers, the Portuguese language press in the UK, and even the media business in Portugal.

Open Media SA, editors of the Essential Lisbon magazine and the Algarve Resident newspaper and are strategic partners in the media.

Christina Hippisley, CCP Manager, said: "Many of our members are part of the real estate industry and our annual events calendar is directed to help the efforts of these companies in terms of marketing in the UK."
"It's time to re-remind buyers, resident in the UK, that buying a property in Portugal as second home, or even renting one, can be a great investment - prices are great and there is a wide variety of properties for sale, and may still, coupled with a enviable lifestyle, enjoy the sun all year round. The Portugal Property Show will be the greatest opportunity to do so, and we aim to become an annual event."
2013-05-09 11:34:23
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